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Dishing Out Recpies

March 18, 2020

Wild Mushroom Soup

Mushrooms contain a great deal of vitamins and minerals -- such as folate, potassium and magnesium -- making them a superfood ingredient to any recipe.  This […]
March 14, 2020

Pan-Seared Chicken Breast with Dijon Sauce

  This is such a simple and elegant meal.  Perfect for spring! What You'll Need: 6 chicken breast fillets or chicken thighs Coarse sea salt and […]

What's New at lajollacooks4u

April 7, 2020

New Healthy Recipes to Try at Home

Since most of us are spending our time at home these days, what better time than to try out some new recipes?  The following spring dishes […]
March 18, 2020

Safe Grocery Shopping Tips During Coronavirus

Is it safe to go to the grocery store right now?  Given that we’re in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, that’s a question we’re probably […]

Kitchen Tips

March 31, 2020

Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Freeze

Did you know you can freeze more than just leftovers?  Many of us may be stockpiling each time we go to the grocery store, so here’s […]
March 18, 2020

Inspirational Home Projects

In order to slow the spread of the coronavirus within the U.S., we’ve all been advised to practice social distancing.  But how can we do this […]

Our Team Events

December 27, 2019

Team Building in the New Year

With the new year just beginning, there’s no better time to recognize and celebrate all your team’s accomplishments in 2019.  Here’s why throwing a team-building event […]
December 9, 2019

Creative Ways to Recognize Employees This Holiday Season

Every employee wants to feel appreciated and valued, and the end of the year is a great time to recognize their hard work.  Aside from a […]
January 29, 2018

Garlic Truffle Pomme Frites

These gourmet fries are just to die for -- and are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for any event! What You'll Need: 3 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and […]
July 2, 2016

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast

Marinade and Rub for Brisket or Chuck Roast Chef Jodi usually prefers chuck roast over brisket for these recipes. Chuck roast has more fat and it literally […]
January 29, 2016

Fig and Olive in a Balsamic Reduction with Labneh Cheese

This dish is true to our gourmet status, but is so, so simple to make! Share this at your next family reunion or neighborhood gathering- the […]
November 4, 2015

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie November is finally here and it's time to break out the pies! This magnificent pecan pie is just the treat to provide […]
November 4, 2015

Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy

Everyone is obligated to provide turkey at Thanksgiving, it's tradition! But why not make it the holiday tradition that counts?! With this scrumptious lemony-herb smothered turkey, you'll never […]
August 5, 2015

What’s New: Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen

Busy Bees Buzzing in the Kitchen This has been a very busy month here at Lajollacooks4u. Not only did we welcome two very large groups into the […]
July 1, 2015

Kitchen Tips: Kick Back & Grill-ax

It's Time to Kick Back & Grill-ax Independence Day is upon us...and there is nothing that Americans love more than breaking out the grill and barbecuing everything! […]
July 1, 2015

Fresh Fruit Tart

There's nothing quite like fresh fruit in the spring and summer time! Everything is ripe and seasonal and oh so sweet.  What You'll Need: For Crust: […]